Diabetes

The unexpected benefits of fat in type 2 diabetes

With nearly 10% of the world's population affected, type 2 diabetes is a major public health issue. An excessively sedentary lifestyle and excessively caloric diet encourage the development of this metabolic disease by altering ...

Medications

Repurposed cancer treatments could be potential Alzheimer's drugs

Existing and emerging cancer drugs could be repurposed as therapies to be tested in clinical trials for people at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in Science Advances. Research combining ...

Medications

Middlemen net more than half of insulin expenditures, study finds

Despite its discovery nearly 100 years ago, insulin's list price has been going up, not down, with trade secrets and other protections preventing researchers from pinpointing who is receiving profits from its sale.  Meanwhile, ...

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